An Early Pueblo Shell Pendant With Turquoise

Item: 1525

Origin: Pueblo
Date: 19th Century if not earlier

Media: Shell, turquoise

Dimensions: 2 1/4″ tall, 2 1/8″ wide, 3/4″ deep

Description: This simply stated shell pendant has a pump drilled hole at the top.  One, simple arc follows the shape of the shell all done with inlaid turquoise mosaic. The shell has been well worn and has an overall slippery feel for all its wear.

Provenance: A private collection in Albuquerque.  This was collected in the 1960s and  came directly out of the Pueblo.

Condition:  Condition is original without restoration.

Price: 2250

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